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开启新的研究和创新评估当务之急,“不要造成重大伤害”

会议
过去的事件
2022 年 1 月 20 日 15:00(格林威治标准时间)
2022 年 1 月 20 日 16:30(格林威治标准时间)

As part of aligning with the European Green Deal, a new evaluation criterion has been selectively included in the European Innovation Council and Pillar II programming of Horizon Europe. The criterion of “do no significant harm” (DNSH) references six long-term environmental goals, drawn from European Commission the EU regulation to establish a framework for sustainable investment (EU) 2020/852). Harm is proscribed as related to negative impacts on: Climate change mitigation, Climate change adaptation, Sustainable use and protection of water and marine resources, Circular economy, Pollution prevention and control, Protection and restoration of biodiversity and ecosystems.

Integration of this DNSH principle represents a novel and bold step for European innovation governance considerate of sustainability concerns. However, at present, guidance on how researchers would implement an accounting of harm, how reviewers might evaluate significance, how funders might determine acceptable or unacceptable harms across a portfolio projects, and many other questions remain open.

Our aim in this initiative is to create a space to open dialogue among researchers and research funders on what it means to operationalize the “do no significant harm” principle into research and innovation policies.

Ref: #25

转型变革的政策和治理
变革使命

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迈克尔·伯恩斯坦
Michael J. Bernstein is a scientist at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology and Assistant Research Professor at Arizona State University. He applies descriptive and participatory social science research methods to align research and innovation with long-term societal interests, like sustainability. Michael currently focuses on ethical assessment of new and emerging technologies for the EC-funded TechEthos project. In addition, he is developing foresight and strategic planning tools to support business innovation for social value (The Global KAITEKI Center, Arizona State University). From 2017-2019 he served as a work-package leader of an EC-funded project to assess and advance responsible research and innovation across European R&I funding (NewHoRRIzon). He has supported transdisciplinary urban sustainability (GLOCULL); staffed a participatory Technology Assessment (pTA) to inform U.S. Department of Energy decision-making about siting nuclear waste (ECAST); and evaluated science policy STEM education programs (SOtL). Michael has experience collaborating with formal and informal science and engineering educators, researchers, policy makers, businesses, and civil society organizations at local, national, and international levels. He has contributed to policy and evaluation initiatives on climate preparedness, resilience, and adaptation for the U.S. White House Council on Environmental Quality and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
罗伯特·史密斯
罗伯特·史密斯是爱丁堡大学社会与政治科学学院科学、技术与创新研究系的高级研究员。他的研究考察了生物工程的社会、政治和政策层面,特别是它们的制造和管理方式。他的项目包括研究生物学家从头开始设计生物体的尝试、基因驱动技术的治理以及研究资助组织作为民主管理科学、技术和创新场所的作用。
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